Severe Weather Reports for June 11, 2008 with radar summary

One June 11th, several tornadoes were reported across northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota. Below are satellite and radar images of the approximate locations of the initial reports received by the National Weather Service on June 11th.

severe reports for June 11th, 2008

 

Tornado Reports

Time (UTC) Location County State Lat Lon Comments
2225 S GEORGE LYON IA 43.34 -96 (FSD)
2237 5 W PIERSON WOODBURY IA 42.54 -95.97 BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWN (FSD)
2246 7 NE WILMONT NOBLES MN 43.84 -95.73 BUILDING DAMAGE (FSD)
2250 1 E PAULLINA O’BRIEN IA 42.98 -95.67 TORNADO TOUCHDOWN (FSD)
2252 5 W FULDA MURRAY MN 43.87 -95.7 ROOF DAMAGE (FSD)
2300 3 N FULDA MURRAY MN 43.91 -95.6 DEBRIS IN FIELD (FSD)
2305 2 N FULDA MURRAY MN 43.9 -95.6 MANUFACTURED HOUSE PUSHED OFF FOUNDATION...TREE DAMAGE...OUTBUILDINGS DAMAGED (FSD)
2315 5 NW SUTHERLAND O’BRIEN IA 43.02 -95.56 POWER LINES DOWN...WIDESPREAD DEBRIS...MACHINE SHED DOWN (FSD)
2343 4 N JEFFERS COTTONWOOD MN 44.12 -95.19 (FSD)
2355 3 SW SPENCER CLAY IA 43.12 -95.19 EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO FARM...POWER LINES DOWN (FSD)
2357 5 N JEFFERS COTTONWOOD MN 44.13 -95.2 DEBRIS CLOUD...TORNADO ON THE GROUND (FSD)
0011 2 N DICKENS CLAY IA 43.16 -95.02 POLE BARN DOWN (FSD)
0045 7 NNE JEFFERS COTTONWOOD MN 44.16 -95.16 TREE GROVE DAMAGED (FSD)

Hail Reports

Time (UTC) Size (inches) Location County State Lat Lon Comments
2300 1.75 5 N LAWTON WOODBURY IA 42.55 -96.18 (FSD)
2311 0.88 PRIMGHAR O’BRIEN IA 43.09 -95.63 (FSD)
0125 1.00 3 SSE STORM LAKE BUENA VISTA IA 42.61 -95.19 (FSD)
0150 0.75 WSW SMITHLAND WOODBURY IA 42.23 -95.94 (FSD)

Wind Reports

Time (UTC) Speed (mph) Location County State Lat Lon Comments
1200 UNK 3 E ASHTON OSCEOLA IA 43.31 -95.73 60 TO 70 MPH WIND GUSTS...BRANCHES DOWN...CUT POWER LINES...SWING SET BLOWN INTO HOUSE. PEA SIZE HAIL ALSO NOTED (FSD)
1218 60 SIBLEY OSCEOLA IA 43.4 -95.74 TREE BRANCHES DOWN (FSD)
2330 80 4 S WESTBROOK COTTONWOOD MN 43.98 -95.43 (FSD)
2330 80 4 S COTTONWOOD LYON MN 44.55 -95.67 (FSD)
0030 60 3 E REMBRANDT BUENA VISTA IA 42.83 -95.11 55 TO 50 MPH WINDS WITH BRANCHES DOWN (FSD)

 

During the late afternoon and cold front moved into northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota. With temperatures climbing into the 80s and dew points in the 70s, thunderstorms developed and rapidly became severe.

Satellite picture from June 11th at 445 pm CDT

Radar Image of tornado 1 mile south of George Iowa

Radar image of tornado 5 miles west of Pierson

Radar image of tornado 3 miles west of Fulda

Radar image of tornado 2 miles north of Fulda

Radar image of tornado 5 miles northwest of Sutherland

Radar image of tornado 5 miles north of Jeffers

Radar image of tornado 2 miles south of Royal

Radar image of tornado near Dickens

Updated 1:00 PM CDT - June 12, 2008



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